RICHIE KOTZEN: New Tour Dates Announced

April 7, 2010

Richie Kotzen (ex-MR. BIG, POISON) has scheduled the following dates:

Apr. 22 - Bolshoi Pub - Goiania, Brazil
Apr. 23 - Blackmore Rock Bar - Sao Paulo, Brazil
Apr. 24 - Blackmore Rock Bar - Sao Paulo. Brazil
Apr. 25 - Teatro Odisseia - Rio De Janiero, Brazil
Apr. 28 - Drakkar Music Hall - Porto Alegre, Brazil
Apr. 29 - Hangar Bar - Curtiba, Brazil
May 01 - Guitar Fest - Valparaiso, Chile
May 2 - Teatro Collegiales - Buenos Aires, Argentina
May 11 - Skipper's Smokehouse - Tampa, FL
May 12 - Club 57 West - Orlando, FL
May 13 - Freebird Live - Jacksonville, FL
May 14 - The Local - Marietta, GA
May 16 - Mercy Lounge - Nashville, TN
May 18 - Jaxx Night Club - West Springfield, VA
May 19 - The North Star Bar - Philadelphia, PA
May 21 - The Works - Wyomissing, PA
May 22 - Diesel Club Lounge - Pittsburgh, PA
May 25 - Highline Ballroom - New York, NY
May 26 - Toad's Place - New Haven, CT
May 27 - Showcase Live - Foxboro, MA
Jun. 03 - Latino Rock - San Jose, Costa Rica
Jun. 04 - Latino Rock - San Jose, Costa Rica
Jun. 05 - The Loft - Jaco Beach, Costa Rica
Jun. 17 - 02 Academy Islington - London, UK
Jun. 19 - Club Academy - Manchester, UK
Jun. 20 - The Classic Grand - Glasgow, Scotland

Video footage of Kotzen's performance at the LÂG Guitars party during this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 14-17, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, can be viewed below.

Kotzen's latest album, "Peace Sign", was released in Japan on September 9, 2009.

Check out audio samples on Richie's MySpace page.

Richie Kotzen's first-ever live DVD, "Bootlegged In Brazil", was released in Europe on December 5, 2008 via Frontiers Records.

Richie Kotzen's sound is influenced by such classic artists as BAD COMPANY, FREE, early VAN HALEN and CREAM. They are the inspiration for his songs, but having deep Philadelphia roots, Kotzen tends to combine rock with the Motown influences he heard as a kid, offering the fans a soulful and timeless approach to the music.

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